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Buskerud, Norwayi
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Name in Norwegian:Buskerud, Norge
Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:County
Largest Settlements:
Drammen90,722 (2018)
Kongsberg17,667 (2017)
Hønefoss13,678 (2010)
Tranby5,552 (2013)
Tofte3,109 (2010)
Sætre3,009 (2013)
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307 valid minerals. 13 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 3 erroneous literature entries.

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Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'
'Aedelforsite (of Retzius)'
Reference: Rammelsberg, C.F. (1841): Handwörterbuch des chemischen Theils der Mineralogie. Vol. 1, C.G. Lüderitz (Berlin), 3-5.; Forchhammer, [J.G.] (1864): Om Ædelforssit og nogle andre dertil hørende Mineralier. Oversigt over Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Forhandlinger. 64-76
Aegirine (TL)
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Habit: pinacoids {100} and {010}, prism {110}
Description: Tapering brown prisms in pegmatite with a green centre
Reference: Strøm, P. (1821): Undersökning af ett nytt Fossil. Kongliga Vetenskaps-Academiens Handlingar, 160-163; Berzelius, J. (1821): Tillägg til föregående Afhandling. Kongliga Vetenskaps-Academiens Handlingar, 163-166; Möller, N.B. (1825a) : Achmit fra Eger. Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 6, 174-181
Formula: Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Reference: Dietrich, R.V., Heier, K.S. & Taylor, S.R. 1965: Studies on the igneous rock complex of the Oslo region. XX. Petrology and geochemistry of ekerite. Skrifter Norske videnskaps-akademi i Olso. Matematisk-naturvidenskapelig klasse, Ny serie. 19, 28 pp.
Aeschynite-(Y) ?
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Reference: Anonymous (1982): Tryterud (F4-11). DG-nytt [A local magazine for the Drammen geological society, Norway]nr 4, 13
Formula: Ag4SeS
Reference: Kåre Kullerud information; Larsen, K. E. (2015). Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2013-2015. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 79-88.
Formula: PbCuBiS3